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Posted: 9/18/2003 1:36:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 1:40:02 PM EST
We have always loved P. Opus. The end of Blon County was a tragic day. Wonder if Opus will again team up with Bill the Cat.
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 1:40:27 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 1:55:06 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 2:41:23 PM EST
After "Bloom County", "Outland", "Calvin and Hobbes" and "The Far Side" no longer appeared in print, I stopped reading the comics section. They were my all time favorites. I still have the original Bloom County screen saver running on a i486. Delrina, the software company that put out the screen saver, had to remove all the Microsoft parodies because Bill Gates was not amused and threatened to sue.
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 4:07:59 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 4:10:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2003 4:13:07 PM EST by RotDorn]
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 6:36:03 PM EST
That's a fat bellied stogie sucker, and them's good eatin'.
If you recall the strip where they were hunting...

I wonder if Berkeley will go back to his old method of locking himself up at home for a week until his month's supply of strips is complete?
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 7:04:19 PM EST

Originally Posted By RotDorn:
That was Berkeley himself!...that was his brainchild! He hated Bill Gates from the getgo, don't you remember him in his cartoons? Berkeley Systems put out that screen saver, I had it on my XT machine in the 80s!

The closest thing that I had to a real computer in the 80's was a Commodore 64. I never saw the first incarnation of the screen saver. This is the version that I am talking about:

BTW, I have two more unopened boxes of this version.
Link Posted: 9/19/2003 2:37:07 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/19/2003 3:17:39 AM EST
Sweet! I've missed the little puffin!
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